Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

Basel
190.500 inhabitants

Local contact

Amt für Mobilität
Thomas Graf
Dufourstrasse 40, CH-4001 Basel
++41 612678534

Participation 2016

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
week of 40 activites including: testing e-bikes, cargobikes, pedicab etc.; guided walking tours; guides cycling tours; guides public transport tours; bike trials; cargobike demonstration; solar boat tours; information/ consulting regarding sustainable transport
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
car free day on 18th of September "slowUp Basel TriRegio", 60km in Switzerland, France and Germany
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Use of clean vehicles